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Charles Abbott Associates is currently accepting resumes for a Senior Public Works Inspector for the Ventura County area.

Duties: Supervises and manages public works construction and land development projects. This entails assuring contractor’s work conforms to the project specifications and is accomplished by inspecting the contractor’s work on a daily basis; by keeping a daily record of:

Instructions and directions given to the contractor regarding plan and specification interpretation and any required change orders; coordinating with an independent testing lab any materials testing required by project specifications; by verifying quantities for payment on contractor’s monthly pay request; by coordinating construction activities with residents, utility companies and other agencies. Traveling should be expected as well as night and weekend work.


Education and Experience: Graduation from high school and ten (3-5) years of experience in public works construction/inspection or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Considerable knowledge of public works construction management, inspection, methods and materials; knowledge of Greenbook standards and Caltrans Construction Manual; knowledge of traffic control (WATCH Manual); knowledge of labor standards and certified payroll review; knowledge of contract administration and pay estimates; working knowledge of methods and interpretation of soil analysis, materials, compaction and density tests; ability to read and interpret plans and specifications; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, other departments and the public; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, using available technology (smart phone, tablet, computer, etc.).

Hourly rate: $33.00-$38.00.

For immediate consideration, fax, email your resume to Sherry Halsey at

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